Checkout photos from our past events, and make sure to join us for future events.
June 17-19, 2016 • For nearly 60 years, Americans for the Arts has convened an annual convention for arts and community leaders to network and discuss strategies for building stronger towns, counties, and cities through the arts. As our professional field has grown, so has this gathering. 2016’s Annual Convention explored the role of the arts in creating and sustaining healthy, vibrant, equitable communities.
June 2, 2016 • We explored how we, as an arts community, can expand and diversify both our leadership and our base of support. Cultivating new audiences, donors, funders, and leaders may be one of the greatest challenges we face as an industry, but one that also presents tremendous opportunities for growth.
The presence of ArtPride NJ at the League forges connections with city planners, redevelopment authorities, special improvement districts, community developers, and mayors and council members throughout the state. With our partners, we strive to strengthen these relationships and educate decision-makers about the impact of the arts, history, and tourism, creative placemaking, and the cultural economy.
October 29, 2015 • Creative Conversations 2015: Paths to Leadership is a panel discussion with arts leaders about work/life balance, education, advancing within the arts field, mentorship, on-the-job learning experiences and how to tap into your network.
Today through November 2015 • Stunning posters carrying the message that the arts are a necessity, created by artist LNY and in collaboration with the Printmaking Center of New Jersey, have been framed to hang in every legislative district.
2015 • The Alliance for Arts & Health New Jersey connects artists and arts professionals and those who provide health and wellness services in order to educate, advocate, and advance best practices in arts and health. Check out some of the amazing events highlighting the arts and health in New Jersey.
March 23-24, 2015 • The 28th annual Arts Advocacy Day brought together a broad cross section of America’s cultural and civic organizations, along with more than 500 grassroots advocates from 40 states across the country, to underscore the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts. View highlights from Arts Advocacy Day 2015.
“The People’s Choice Awards allows us to honor our state’s incomparable cultural community and highlight the passion of its supporters,” says Adam Perle, President & CEO of ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, the state arts service organization that coordinates the annual awards. “The amazing amount of nominees and votes attests to the incredible impact the arts have on the daily lives of New Jerseyans.”